National Assembly Library of Thailand

Constitutional theory

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1980Description: 238 p. ; 22 cmSubject(s): LOC classification:
  • KD35.G7.6 M37C 1980
Table of contents:
INTRODUCTION -- 1. THE LAW AND THE CONSTITUTION -- 1. Austin's View -- 2. Maitland's Criticism -- 3. Dicey's Doctrine and Its Critics -- II. THE STATE, THE CROWN, AND THEEXECUTIVE -- 1. Senses of 'State' -- 2. The King and the Crown -- 3. The Crown and the Public -- 4. The 'State' in the Statutes -- 5. 'State', 'Government', and 'Sovereign' -- III. LEGISLATIVE POWER AND SOVEREIGNTY -- 1. Indivisibility and Illimitability of Sovereignty -- 2. Sovereignty and Entrenchment -- 3. The Privy Council Decision in Ranasinghe's Case -- 4. Sovereignty, Autochthony, and Independence -- 5. Disputed Sovereignty: the Rhodesian Case -- IV. JUDGES AND LEGISLATORS -- 1. The Influence of Constitutional and Structural Differences -- 2. Characterization of Judicial Attitudes -- 3. Judicial Attitudes and Social Justice -- 4. Lord Denning on the Judicial Role -- 5. Remedies for 'Restrictivism' -- V. THE SEPARATION OF POWERS -- 1. Some Ambiguities -- 2. Forms of Separation -- 3. Separation of Powers and Judicial Review -- 4. Separation of Powers and Political Questions -- 5. Separation, Delegation, and Mixing of Powers -- 6. The Withering of Legislative-Executive Separation -- 7. Separation of the Judicial Branch -- 8. The Disutility of the 'Separation' Concept -- VI. CIVIL RIGHTS -- 1. Procedural Entrenchment -- 2. Enforceable Substantive Rights -- 3. Judicial Activism and Restraint -- 4. Civil and Economic Rights -- VII. EQUALITY UNDER THE LAW -- 1. Equal Subjection to Law -- 2. Equality of State and Individual -- 3. Denial of Equality -- 4. Equality, Privacy, and Liberty -- VIII. FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND ASSEMBLY -- 1. Mill's Defence of Free Expression -- 2. Speech and Public Order -- 3. The American Doctrine of Free Speech -- 4. 'Abridgement' as Prior Restraint -- 5. Implicit 'Exceptions' to, and 'Absoluteness' of, Free Speech -- 6. 'Balancing' of Speech and Other Interests -- 7. 'Preferred Position' of Speech -- 8. The 'Clear and Present Danger' Test -- 9. The Advocacy-Incitement Distinction -- 10. Exclusions from Constitutionally Protected Speech -- 11. Free Speech Subject to 'Rules of Order' -- 12. 'Extended' or 'Symbolic' Speech -- IX. THE RIGHT TO DISOBEY THE LAW: CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE -- 1. 'Legal', 'Political', and 'Moral' Obligation -- 2. General Questions about the Obligation to Obey Law -- 3. 'Limits' of Obligation -- 4. Meaning of 'Civil Disobedience' -- 5. The Obligation to Obey: Arguments from Democracy and Constitutionalism -- 6. The Rule of Law -- 7. 'Consent' to Government -- 8. The 'Availability of Repeal' Argument -- 9. Civil Disobedience to Valid Laws -- 10. Obligation in Conditions of Uncertain or Disputed Validity -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- TABLE OF CASES -- LIST OF STATUTES -- INDEX.
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INTRODUCTION --
1. THE LAW AND THE CONSTITUTION --
1. Austin's View --
2. Maitland's Criticism --
3. Dicey's Doctrine and Its Critics --
II. THE STATE, THE CROWN, AND THEEXECUTIVE --
1. Senses of 'State' --
2. The King and the Crown --
3. The Crown and the Public --
4. The 'State' in the Statutes --
5. 'State', 'Government', and 'Sovereign' --
III. LEGISLATIVE POWER AND SOVEREIGNTY --
1. Indivisibility and Illimitability of Sovereignty --
2. Sovereignty and Entrenchment --
3. The Privy Council Decision in Ranasinghe's Case --
4. Sovereignty, Autochthony, and Independence --
5. Disputed Sovereignty: the Rhodesian Case --
IV. JUDGES AND LEGISLATORS --
1. The Influence of Constitutional and Structural Differences --
2. Characterization of Judicial Attitudes --
3. Judicial Attitudes and Social Justice --
4. Lord Denning on the Judicial Role --
5. Remedies for 'Restrictivism' --
V. THE SEPARATION OF POWERS --
1. Some Ambiguities --
2. Forms of Separation --
3. Separation of Powers and Judicial Review --
4. Separation of Powers and Political Questions --
5. Separation, Delegation, and Mixing of Powers --
6. The Withering of Legislative-Executive Separation --
7. Separation of the Judicial Branch --
8. The Disutility of the 'Separation' Concept --
VI. CIVIL RIGHTS --
1. Procedural Entrenchment --
2. Enforceable Substantive Rights --
3. Judicial Activism and Restraint --
4. Civil and Economic Rights --
VII. EQUALITY UNDER THE LAW --
1. Equal Subjection to Law --
2. Equality of State and Individual --
3. Denial of Equality --
4. Equality, Privacy, and Liberty --
VIII. FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND ASSEMBLY --
1. Mill's Defence of Free Expression --
2. Speech and Public Order --
3. The American Doctrine of Free Speech --
4. 'Abridgement' as Prior Restraint --
5. Implicit 'Exceptions' to, and 'Absoluteness' of, Free Speech --
6. 'Balancing' of Speech and Other Interests --
7. 'Preferred Position' of Speech --
8. The 'Clear and Present Danger' Test --
9. The Advocacy-Incitement Distinction --
10. Exclusions from Constitutionally Protected Speech --
11. Free Speech Subject to 'Rules of Order' --
12. 'Extended' or 'Symbolic' Speech --
IX. THE RIGHT TO DISOBEY THE LAW: CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE --
1. 'Legal', 'Political', and 'Moral' Obligation --
2. General Questions about the Obligation to Obey Law --
3. 'Limits' of Obligation --
4. Meaning of 'Civil Disobedience' --
5. The Obligation to Obey: Arguments from Democracy and Constitutionalism --
6. The Rule of Law --
7. 'Consent' to Government --
8. The 'Availability of Repeal' Argument --
9. Civil Disobedience to Valid Laws --
10. Obligation in Conditions of Uncertain or Disputed Validity --
BIBLIOGRAPHY --
TABLE OF CASES --
LIST OF STATUTES --
INDEX.

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